Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Microbiology

Northumbria is the only UK university to offer Microbiology as an individual discipline, giving you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and break new ground as a scientist. Gain hands-on, immersive experience, in high tech facilities, working alongside leading academics. Advance your expertise in clinical and environmental microbiology, studying how viral and bacterial diseases work and how you can use microbes to create new medicines. You'll cover microbial taxonomy, bioinformatics and molecular biology, using bacteria and viruses to develop new technologies and substances through data analysis and genome sequencing. With opportunities to develop your theoretical knowledge, advance your own research, and increase your profile through articles and publications, this course equips you for further PhD study or for a career in microbiology.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Key information

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4444